In honor of Black History Month Roger looks to a future with more African-American donors, board members, staff members — more diverse dance organizations as a whole. Dance has been a major part of the African-American culture since the beginning, but how can dance producers and presenters take a step toward this future and build black audiences?
Archives for February 2012
When young dancers are accompanied by an adult for class it’s not enough to just keep the child engaged. A dance teacher has the added challenge of keeping the grown-up active in their participation. In part two of this series on Grown-up and Me classes, Maria provides tips for keeping the adults happy, too.
What dance things do you love? The smell of hot stage lights on a Marley floor? The strange looks you get when entering a restaurant still wearing your performance makeup? Hey, I don’t know about you, but some bloggers and I have come to the circle to share what we love about dance. Join us!
Berit Alits loves capturing people. A photographer based in Ireland, her portraits feature actors, dancers, families, children, and individuals. This photo features Kenny, a highly regarded breakdancer in the community of Clonmel. He is an instructor and member of a local crew called Dance Revolution.
Homemade crunch bars are healthier for your body, more nutritious and less expensive than store bought power bars. Try this Wheat-free seed and cranberry concoction, or use it to experiment with your own recipes!
The path from the insular world of college dance to a real career in dance and dancemaking is rarely a straight line. Lauren illustrates this beautifully with a peek into her own journey, while also providing the soon-to-be or recent graduate with some solid (and remarkably clear-cut) advice.